Some particulars from the Conference of the American Bishops about a proposed bill called the Equality Act, introduced in Congress and supported by the President. The Conference rejects this proposed bill and advises Catholics to oppose it:READ MORE
Our bishops ask us to oppose The Equality Act which discriminates against people of faith and threatens unborn life. Tell Congress to oppose it. To contact your representatives click here.
What is a sacrament? A sacrament is an outward sensible sign instituted by Christ to give grace. What is grace? Grace is a gratuitous gift from God to us. Sanctifying grace is first given to us in baptism and is increased by all the sacraments. It is the beginning of heaven because through it the individual shares the very life of God the Blessed Trinity as a son or daughter and his or her humanity becomes a temple. Sacraments also give actual grace which is the grace to live out the sacrament and to live as a Christian in all the circumstances of life.READ MORE
The Church’s greatest treasure is the sacrifice of the Mass and the Presence of Christ in His Church, Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity, true God, true Man. The Church’s greatest crisis has been in this latter days where Catholics no longer recognize or understand the meaning of the Mass and the Presence of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist and that He is God, the Second Person of the Blessed Trinity, as well as Man taking flesh from the Virgin Mary. In the midst of this crisis which was going on during the Second Vatican Council and which metastasized after it. Pope Paul VI issued perhaps his most profound encyclical called Mysterium Fidei, the Mystery of Faith, in 1965. In it is a primer on the Church’s teaching on the Mass and the Holy Eucharist. Below are highlights from this great encyclical:READ MORE
#1022 Each man receives his eternal retribution in his immortal soul at the very moment of his death,(emphasis added) in a particular judgment that refers his life to Christ: either entrance into the blessedness of heaven-through a purification or immediately, -or immediate and everlasting damnation.
—Catechism of the Catholic Church
You ought love the Lord Your God with all your heart, all your mind and all your strength. Matt 22:37 If you love Me, you will keep my commandments.